General

Augmented Reality with The Hidden Park

First off, Augmented Reality is where the physical, real-world is augmented or merged with computer generated imagery. Basically what we will see very soon is a mobile phone application which when you point your phone at a street, the device will display information aboutĀ restaurantsĀ in th (more…)

By Ross, ago
Decisions

Windows 7 – Upgrade Offer

Good news all. Windows 7 is the next version in the long line of Microsoft operating systems. I am genuinely excited about this release. I have been using Windows 7 for the past 6 months on my laptop and it is running well and looks great. Now that it is close to launch, Microsoft have set the purchase by date for a free upgrade for certain versions of Vista. If you are deciding to buy a new computer, with Windows Vista i (more…)

By Ross, ago
Security

Windows Vista SP 2 – Installed

Microsoft has recently released the latest Service Pack for Windows Vista. A service pack is a collection of software updates, fixes and or enhancements delivered in one package. When it comes to operating system updates, I recommend they are installed as soon as possible, with service packs I usually read what other peoples experiences are, or install on a test machine to see if any major changes have occurred. After a bit of research on the latest Service Pack, I say V (more…)

By Ross, ago
Internet

People ask me – How can I choose an Internet Service Provider?

First off a very basic explanation:

The Internet

  • The Internet is what you are connected to when you look at a website e.g. reading this very blog post online, chatting to a friend, using your email and more. The Internet is made up of lots of computers connected to one another in a network, this can be via many different mediums.
Now you cannot just plug your computer into a phone socket and hope to be online. You need to be connected via an ISP (Internet Service Provider.) To be (more…)

By Ross, ago